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The Radical Copyeditor’s Style Guide for Writing About Transgender People
All of the best practices for how to write with care about trans people, last updated October 2020.
On “Person-First Language”: It’s Time to Actually Put the Person First
The “person-first language” rule was created to put the person first, not a disability or diagnosis. But it doesn’t.
Should I Use the Adjective “Diverse”?
Are you using “diverse” radically or oppressively? Here’s a handy flowchart to help you out.
Ask a Radical Copyeditor: Black with a Capital “B”
Sometimes you don’t need a dictionary, you need a radical copyeditor. In this issue: why capitalize the B in Black?
Thirty Everyday Phrases that Perpetuate the Oppression of Indigenous Peoples
Language is a vessel of cultural stories, values, and norms. Learn 30 terms worth questioning in terms of their origins and impact.
The Spectrum of Language
Language isn’t “correct” or “incorrect”; it exists on a spectrum from actively violent to liberatory.